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molten chocolate lava

Molten Chocolate Lava

Molten chocolate lava is a simple dessert you can whip up and enjoy anytime. It’s soft, moist and oozes chocolate out when you cut into it. It is simple but yet delicious, and it doesn’t require many ingredients.I like to heat the ramekins first before I pour the batter this helps with the baking time and also allow the inside moist or over bake. It’s spring break for the kids and since our break didn’t fall to the same week, (had mine last week) I can only bake a small, simple cake that won’t take my time and they will enjoy. You can double or increase the recipe if you would like to have more than two.

Let’s bake!

Molten Chocolate Lava
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
17 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 2
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa powder
  • 2 Ounces Semi-sweet chocolate
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted butter
  • 1/2 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 1 Whole egg
  • 1 Egg yolk
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Clean the ramekins and coat with butter or oil. Heat the ramekins in the oven until you're done with the mixing.

  3. In a medium bowl, add the semisweet chocolate and melt.

    molten chocolate lava
  4. You can also melt the chocolate first then butter 

  5. Combine the butter with the melted chocolate until smooth.

  6. Add the powdered sugar and combine.

  7. Add one whole egg and one yolk egg to the mixture and mix.

    molten chocolate lava
  8. Add the cocoa powder and mix.

    molten chocolate lava
  9. Add flour and incorporate.

    Molten chocolate lava
  10. Pour the batter into the ramekins or baking tins.

    molten chocolate lava
  11. Bake for about 12 minutes until the cake is firm on the edges and jiggle in the middle/center.

  12. Sprinkle some powder sugar over the cake. You can serve with ice cream or any berries of your choice.

    molten chocolate lava
  13. Enjoy!

    molten chocolate lava

You might want to try Easy Banana Mug Cake

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